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Electronica (genre)

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  • Electronic dance business moving from field to arenas

     
    The logistics of EDM present their own set of problems -- how do you move music meant for fields of body-painted teenagers and trippy installation art into seated sports arenas? The Times' August Brown reports from the EDMBiz conference in Las Vegas....
  • Electronic Dance Music conference: How to break an artist

     
    This post has been updated, as indicated below. Andrew Dreskin, the CEO of the online-ticketing firm Ticketfly and an old-guard rave supporter, remembers a time in the sepia-toned days of the early aughts when dance acts were a tough sell......
  • EDMBiz 2012: Atlantic's Craig Kallman on reviving Big Beat imprint

     
    Giving the keynote address at the inaugural EDMBiz conference in Las Vegas, a confab about electronic dance music, Craig Kallman of Big Beat Records said it was a thrill to see the music business come back around to the artistry......
  • Charli XCX and Nite Jewel go back to the future

     
    The last few years have been a bull market for young women exploring the outer orbits of synth-driven dance music. Tonight in L.A., two of the best make a case that this trend has no signs of slowing....
  • Live music for your Memorial Day weekend

     
    The Pop & Hiss run-down of the weekend's top shows has returned. Included this week is the Lightning In a Bottle Festival, the JazzReggae Festival and Silver Lake's Jubilee....
  • Donna Summer dies at 63; diva of disco

    Donna Summer dies at 63; diva of disco
    In 1975, Donna Summer released a pop single unlike any before it. The singer, then an unknown in the U.S., was living in Germany and working with Italian producer Giorgio Moroder and lyricist Pete Bellotte. Together they came up with a breathy,...
  • Donna Summer: The sonic seduction lives on in today's beats

     
    Donna Summer died Thursday at age 63. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts remembers the singer for her influence -- including her work on “I Feel Love,” which created a blueprint that remains central to dance music today....
  • Live Nation: Strong ticket sales boost first-quarter revenue

     
    Live Nation Entertainment reported a 6% increase in ticket sales this quarter compared to last year, boding well for the coming concert season....
  • Hard Summer books Skrillex, Miike Snow, Boys Noize, James Murphy

     
    L.A.'s own Skrillex and Sweden's electro-poppers Miike Snow are among the many acts that will anchor the 2012 edition of the dance-focused Hard Summer, returning for the third year to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown. Reflecting the...
  • Kaskade sets Staples Center headline date

     
    Kaskade's July 27 Staples Center set is a landmark event, making him the first electronic dance music artist to headline the venue. Kaskade, an O.C.-based artist born Ryan Raddon, is coming off successful Coachella sets....
  • Music review: Morton Subotnick, California E.A.R. Unit at REDCAT

     
    Josef Woodard reviews Morton Subotnick and California E.A.R. Unit at REDCAT...